**** Updated****A fellow blogger who lives in the Philippines informed me that her package from JpMon.com got taxed at the customs, even when the package is clearly labelled "personal gifts." I wasn't aware of this situation because I never got taxed when I received those packages from Taiwan (plus I think you shouldn't be taxed for receiving gifts anyway... how weird). Anyway, just want to warn you guys about this situation, so if you're thinking about purchasing from JpMon.com and wondering about the taxes, I suggest clarifying with your local post office to avoid this situation. And once again I want to thank my reader for informing me about this situation >"<
Here's the page by page shopping tutorial for you out there who's interested in purchasing from JpMon.com!
By the way I don't work for them lol... I wish I do! I'd like some discounts XD
I hope some of you found this helpful, it took me a while to make this XD
JpMon is Taiwanese website that sells Japanese products. This website is in Chinese. You will need to register to become a member. The website accepts credit card or PayPal. Ships by Parcel or EMS. Ships to Philippines, USA, Canada, Italy, Korea, Switzerland, Australia, Austria, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Netherlands, South Africa, Indonesia, England, Spain, Hawaii, Macao, Singapore, Germany, Sweden, Thailand, India, France, Finland, Ireland, Belgium.
Like I mentioned, I am NOT affiliated with JpMon.com. I merely created this tutorial so my readers have access to Japanese products if they are interested.
Please click on images to enlarge for details
Okay first thing first, we all want to know how much the website charges for each product.
JpMon.com is a Taiwanese website, therefore the currency is in New Taiwan Dollars (新台幣) TWD.
To find out how to convert currency, simply Google it XD
For example, I just type in ____ TWD=? USD then Google will do the conversion for you!
$1 USD is approximately $31 TWD.
So in order to shop on JpMon.com, you have to register to become a member.
Step 1: Join Membership
This is an image of the homepage. Did you see the red circle and red fonts in the middle? These are my translation. Look for them cuz all the tutorial will follow the same format.
Step 2: How to Shop
The easiest way to find the Japanese products is to scroll down to look for the Japanese brands on the lower left hand side of the website.
Say we're buying Dolly Wink products XD
After you click "add to cart," a window will pop up
More drop-down menus will appear after you choose location
The website advises to avoid purchasing aerosol products
Step 3: How to Pay
Step 4: Shipping and Tracking
So after you placed your order, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that looks somewhat like this
And after they shipped out your order, you will receive a tracking order e-mail like this
Here's the tracking website (i-Post), it will look something like this
And that is all! So far I've had pleasant shopping experience with JpMon.com. The only problem with the website is the products go in and out of stock so I have to act fast -___- For me, shipping from Taiwan to Colorado usually takes about one week and a half to 2 weeks, depending on how long it takes at custom inspection. By the way, I like JpMon because their items are NOT outrageously priced like most American websites that sell Asian cosmetics. But you all should compare prices before you shop at anywhere ^__^ That's always the safest thing to do!
Happy shopping =D And let me know if there's any confusion!